An estate wine from the same producer as Monte Branco, this is elegant and sophisticated. With Cabernet Sauvignon added to a blend of Alentejo grapes, it has rich fruit in fine proportion, with tannins and balanced acidity. Age for another 2–3 years.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.